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Playaballena Spa Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda Juan Carlos I s/n | Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Rota
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gibraltar
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We stayed from the 28th Dec to see the New Year in. We have been to similar hotels on an all inclusive package before, but must state that this has been the best so far, the difference been the staff: hard working, attentive, service orientated, polite and courteous at all times. The rooms are amply sized, clean with good facilities,... More

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

we stayed the last week of September, family with 2 small children. The good thing about the hotel is that is next to a very nice beach. But for a 4 star hotel, our expectations were higher. Here some of the bad points: - this is a very big hotel, so the dining room can be extremely crowed and very... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately has not been 100% satisfied in our hotel, will of course take note of the points that tells us to improve them. I hope that you understand that even though high season that does not mean that we have no guests, since weather is still favorable. As he has seen more than... More

Schuttrange, Luxembourg
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

The hotel is located in a fantastic beach... but well, you know... in august there are a lot of people! We got a "standard" room for my wife, my and my 2 daughters... one considered as an "adult"... There were just two beds quite limited for all us... and you know... you pay 4 but you have to ask all... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for that some have taken minutes to make his comments. I would have loved that they had communicated their problems at the front desk to have thus tried to remedy the problem. Anyway with great pleasure we take note of our opinion to try to improve things which were not satisfied to 100... More

Devon
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26 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This hotel had everything from tropical birds (aviary) to semi outdoor glass elevators. We booked a standard double room which was spacious but extremely musty smelling when we first entered it. The room should have been aired prior to our arrival as there was always a hint of this unpleasant smell throughout our stay which lingered on our clothing. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

As a family with small kids, Playa Senator hotels are always a good idea. The facilities were good the only real issue was that the swimming pools were too small for the amount of people that were there. Great for throwing around small children but not enough room to have a swim yourself! We had a suite which was excellent... More

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Rota, Andalucia, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I enjoyed the spa and friendly service. The service was so accommodating it made me feel right at home. My girlfriend and I were able to take quick trips within nearby towns. Had a great time during carnival.

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, First of all thank you for your comments, because it is the best way to learn about the experiences of our guests during your holiday. We once again thank you and are looking forward welcoming you to any of our establishments. Luis Rossell Gerente Playaballena Spa Hotel More

Rota, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

hotel was freindly, clean and afforadable for the area. beautiful veiw wide rooms. excellent food. staff will help with as much as the can with information and siteseeing in the area.

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playaballena Spa Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, I would like to thank you for your comments, as it is through them the best way we can improve the quality of our service, understanding the perception of our product and most important the quality and friendly service we provide. We once again thank you and are looking forward welcoming you to any of our establishments. Luis... More

1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012 via mobile

Just late december i and wife did stay over for weekend with some friends for our anual party. Everything was fine and had great time. Looking forward to come over on quieta weekends.

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edwin0505
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2009

It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever stayed in. It is 5 stars in my book. The service was great, the staff members were very courteous, and the food was very exquisite. I would recommend it to all my family and friends.

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Rumst
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

Nice hotel, friendly staff, very good food, spacious rooms and large swimming pool.The hotel is a family hotel with a lot of kids and Spanish tourists.

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Additional Information about Playaballena Spa Hotel

Also Known As:
Playaballena Hotel Rota
Playaballena Hotel
Address: Avda Juan Carlos I s/n | Costa Ballena, 11520 Rota, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cadiz > Rota
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 9 hotels in Rota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Playaballena Spa Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Playaballena SPA Hotel enjoys a beachfront location, next to Costaballena Golf Club and set amongst charismatic spots such as Rota, Chipiona and Sanlucar de Barrameda in the heart of the Bay of Cadiz. ... more   less 
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